Vietnam’s Prime Minister, Nguyen Xuan Phuc recently decided to establish a national operation center for eliminating toxic chemical hazards and minimizing environmental accidents. Part of the plan includes improving the Environment Management and Technical Center affiliated with the Chemical Headquarters of Ministry of National Defense. The Prime Minister requires the Ministry of National Defense to help Chemical Headquarters manage the national operation center. The Ministry of National Defense is also responsible for the activities conducted by the national operation center and ensuring the effective execution of various activities.
The Responsibilities of National Operation Center
- Responsible for hosting activities and cooperation with other related departments to eliminate impacts created by toxic chemical hazards in human health and environment after The Vietnam War, and reducing the occurrence of accidents involving hazardous and toxic chemicals and radioactive materials.
- Responsible for creating and managing an information database related to eliminating toxic chemical hazards after The Vietnam War.
- Responsible for conducting scientific research and technical transfer activities.
- Responsible for implementing relevant plans with related departments and improving staff’s capabilities.